Frederick, MD *1702
Summary of Qualifications
Telecommunications/Network Engineer professional with over 30 year’s experience in voice and data technology ranging from management to maintenance and installation. I have experience with government contractor operations and the Department of the Army’s digital communications satellite sub-systems, defense satellite communications system, and digital telecommunications transmission media. I have enhanced experience with various digital data systems and networks.
Install new telecom/network cables/connectors (Cat-6 & Fiber), and coordinate work with subcontractor to perform work.
Repair and/or replace defective cables/connectors (Cat 6 & Fiber), or coordinate work with subcontractor to perform work.
Install and wire new telecom/network switches, e.g. AVAYA, EPN and Cisco.
Coordinate with Ft Detrick’s Network Enterprise Center (NEC) with replacement of defective network switches.
Coordinated with Leidos Data Management Service (DMS) with replacement of defective network switches.
Complete engineering drawings for new installations and relocations.
Complete work orders and drawings for voicemail requirements.
Send in and coordinate all conduit requests through building engineers.
Order telephones for new and replacement requirements.
Work with Engineers to update all telephone, network and communications drawings
Provide requirements and coordination for telephone and network connectivity required for US Army and Liedos facilities.
Responsible communications planning, programming, coordinating, and project implementation of a variety of telecommunications systems.
Develop planning documentation required for efficient and effective utilization of manpower, budgetary and equipment.
Coordinated work for all subcontractor cabling work (LAN and phone).
Fabricate materials to solve unique cabling requirements, such as installation of punch boxes, shelves, etc.
Provide cost, labor and material estimations for building and research facilities.
Place orders for infrastructure materials.
Send in and coordinate all conduit requests through building engineers.
Install cabling, terminate and test at both D-marks.
Set up all Phone/LAN closets to include installation of racks, CPs, hubs and battery backups.
Order telecom equipment for new and replacement requirements.
Update all telephone, network and communications drawings using standard software.
Provide input and coordination for telephone and network connectivity.
Write statements of work for subcontractor cabling work (LAN and phone).
Install and terminate new phones, cables during and after renovations.
Maintain outside cabling including repairs and new installs.
Develop testing, installation, implementation, control and coordination of telecommunications programs, communications equipment, systems, services and transmission media.
Attend and conduct meeting/conferences and reports on problems and events pertaining to the telecommunications operations.
Develop short and long plans for utilization of personnel and equipment.
Evaluate and translate the needs of communication user requirements into policies, procedures, operating practices, and state-of-the-art equipment enhancements.
Conduct preventive maintenance on G3R, EPN and Audix Voice Mail to eliminate down time.
Responsible for restructure of maintenance and equipment contract for cost efficiency.
Provide cabling for Fire alarm control panels and Reese wireless scientific alarms.
Install, remove, maintain, modify, troubleshoot, and repair voice and/or non-voice communications systems including intercom and public address systems; alarm systems
Install, terminate, test and troubleshoot single-mode and multi-mode fiber used for computer networks an expansion port networks on the Avaya switch.
Vendor POC for troubleshooting new circuit installs for all Dmark locations.
Input new TSR’s through NIH to Verizon for all new circuits.
Oversee daily translation changes on switch to include moves, adds, changes including intercom, coverage paths and paging features on digital and analog lines.
Responsible for data transfers for Red Sky E-911
Install, configure, secure, and maintain Manage Wireless Access Points and Controllers
Monitor network status and trouble shoot as necessary
Manage UPS equipment supporting the network infrastructure
Support Communications/LAN Specialist as necessary to maintain data, VoIP, digital, and analog services
Maintain data, VoIP, digital, and analog services
Provide support for troubleshooting, and problem resolution following connectivity problem, outage, or degradation in the network
Provide on-call support during non-business hours
Provide assistance to Help Desk as required.
Perform site surveys on physical locations and installation requirements for various buildings and research facilities.
Evaluate and translate communication needs into user requirements for Army/DOD policies, procedures, operating practices, and equipment.
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ClincalRM (Aug 2015 – 2016)
Administer all servers, troubleshoot systems and provide documentation of problems and solutions. Provide input on new technology to improve the organization’s IT effectiveness. Install, configure, manage and establish secure and non-secure communication networks; while solving technical and system performance problems.
Telecommunication Mechanic II
Liedos, Ft. Detrick,
(Previously SAIC Frederick)
(Jan 1986- Aug 2015)
Administered all servers, troubleshoot systems and provide documentation of problems and solutions. Provide input on new technology to improve the organization’s IT effectiveness. Install, configure, manage and establish secure and non-secure communication networks; while solving technical and system performance problems. Supervised employees and maintain employee schedules, performance reviews and timekeeping.
Telecommunication/Labor Shop Foreman
SAIC-Frederick, Ft. Detrick (2005 to 2012)
Administered all servers, troubleshoot systems and provide documentation of problems and solutions. Provide input on new technology to improve the organization’s IT effectiveness. Install, configure, manage and establish secure and non-secure communication networks; while solving technical and system performance problems. Supervised employees and maintained employee schedules, performance reviews and timekeeping. Provided estimations for labor and material for laboratory and office moves. Responsible for budget and cost for both departments. Coordinated deliveries of laboratory equipment, maintenance supplies, furniture and office supplies. Coordinated snow removal during base closures.
•Avaya S8400 Switch
Avaya Audix VM
• Microsoft Office 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 product suite
• Symantec and McAfee corporate antivirus suite
Honorable Discharge US Army – 1983-1986
Honorable Discharge National Guard - 1991
Certified G3R Audix and Voicemail training
Certified RedSky 911 Training
Fiber Optic Termination Training
Management Training Certification
Scientific Achievement Award 2013
Outstanding Achievement Award 2012
Scientific Achievement Award 2011
Excellence Award 2010
Respect Awards 2009